Immaculate Conception High School (Elmhurst, Illinois)
|IC Catholic Prep|
|217 Cottage Hill
Elmhurst, Illinois, 60126
|Pastor||Fr. Thomas Paul|
|Student to teacher ratio||17:1|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue and White|
|Slogan||The School for Independent Thinkers|
|Athletics conference||Suburban Christian Conference|
|Team name||(Lady) Knights|
|Accreditation||North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
Immaculate Conception High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Elmhurst, Illinois. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet in Illinois. IC competes in the Suburban Christian Conference. The Boys athletic teams are nicknamed the "Knights", while the Girls teams are known as the "Lady Knights". The boys football team has won state championships in 2002 (class 3A) and 2008 (class 2A). Immaculate Conception was established in 1936 by Monsignor William J. Plunkett. It is the oldest Catholic, coeducational high school in DuPage County, Illinois. It is also the only parish-based high school in DuPage County.
In January 2013, IC High School was renamed IC Catholic Prep to reflect the school's pursuit and teaching of Catholic values.
Notes and references
- Chadra, Karen (January 9, 2013). "IC High School Re-brands Itself With the Help of a Marketing Firm". Elmhurst Patch. Retrieved 2013-01-24.
- NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-07-28.[dead link]
- ICHS. "Immaculate Conception High School History". Retrieved 2007-05-11.
- Baseball-Reference.com. "Skip Pitlock Statistics and History". Retrieved 2013-01-15.
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